Apples are synonymous with autumn, so why not involve them in your Thanksgiving feast?
Home cook Sherry Monfils adds a double hit of apple to accent her showstopping bird, with delightful results. Apple juice concentrate glazes the turkey while apples inside steam the bird from the inside out, keeping it juicy. Careful – you may not have leftovers with this tasty turkey!… Read the rest
This Thanksgiving, mix up tradition with a new twist on stuffing.
Home cook Karen Figgatt puts an ooey gooey spin on this Turkey Day mainstay that’s just downright delicious!
The zucchini makes it extra moist while baking mix adds heft. Shredded American cheese ties it all together. This is one new recipe we’re sure you’ll be thankful for!
See Karen’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks around the country at: www.justapinch.com/dressing
1 tsp oregano, dried
1 tsp black pepper, coarsely ground
1 tsp salt
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 med onion, chopped
1 1/2 c all purpose baking mix (such as Bisquick)
1 1/4 c American cheese, grated
4 c zucchini, grated
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.… Read the rest
Creative cheese ball jazzes up
The holiday season is nearly upon us, and that means gift-giving, family time and…finger food!!
Luckily home cook Leah Stacey created this snack-tastic appetizer recipe for any occasion from Thanksgiving to your next tailgate. Part sweet and part savory, it’s a creative take on the cheese ball, and an addictive addition to any buffet spread.… Read the rest
We love the bundt! Sometimes called a fluted tube pan, these fancy baking dishes dress up any cake.
This yummy Pumpkin Bundt Cake from home cook Candy Ayers is as pretty as a picture and as easy as pie! Spiced with pumpkin pie flavoring, canned pumpkin and butterscotch pudding, it’s a cake we betcha you’ll find any excuse to bake! … Read the rest
Enjoying a terrific slice of chocolate cake – like putting on the perfect cozy sweater on a crisp autmn day – can feel magical.
Home cook Lisa Glass refers to her chocolate cake recipe as “the best chocolate cake ever!” And she’s right – it’s moist and rich, chocolatey but not overpowering. Its whimsical name makes it a good one for Halloween, or any time of year.… Read the rest
Cooking with pumpkin is intimidating no more!
Home cook Crystal Rogers has been making this delicious pumpkin soup for years. The fresh thyme, grated nutmeg and sweet onions magically meld with the pumpkin flavor. A dollop of curry sour cream and toasted seeds finishes it off perfectly.
See step-by-step photos of Crystal’s recipe plus thousands more: www.justapinch.com/pumpkinsoup … Read the rest
Hail to the chipotle chile pepper! Chipotles are smoked jalapenos and are commonly found in grocery stores, either as a powder in the spice aisle or in cans with aromatic adobo sauce in the ethnic foods aisle.
Home cook Sandi Sheppard adds flavor and flair to her pork chili recipe with these tantalizing chile peppers, along with fresh jalapenos and canned chipotle-spiked white corn.… Read the rest
One of Elvis Presley’s favorite foods was a peanut butter and banana sandwich. And for good reason – the combo is downright delicious!
Home cook Lori Roach takes this classic pairing to new heights with her Roasted Banana Scones. Caramelizing the bananas in the oven first amps up the flavor. A peanut butter glaze on top adds the perfect finish. Elvis would be proud!… Read the rest
Pecans are delicious any time of year, but they seem to be especially tasty in the fall.
Home cook Theresa Dibert gave her from-scratch Butter Pecan Cake a double dose of pecans, roasting them first in butter and then adding them to the batter and the frosting. Want to get really decadent? Serve this home-baked treat with butter pecan ice cream on the side!!… Read the rest
Egg dishes scream mealtime versatility – they’re satisfying for breakfast and filling for dinner. Dana Ramsey’s Asparagus Quiche is a perfect example. Plus, it’s customizable to your family’s tastes. The home cook likes to make hers with asparagus, but broccoli also works. Mozzarella is shown here, but any favorite shredded cheese will do. Not a fan of crescent rolls? Make your own crust!… Read the rest